UBISOFT® ANNOUNCES WATCHDOGS™ APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES INSPIRED BY UPCOMING GAME
Apparel will be Available at Select Retailers and Online in EMEA
London, UK — Today, Ubisoft announced their partnership with a variety licensors for a diverse lineup of Watch Dogs inspired apparel and novelties. Licensors include ASTRO Gaming, BioWorld, Frank & Oak, musterbrand, Prima, ThinkGeek, Titan and Trends.
In Watch Dogs, players will assume the role of Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker whose criminal past led to a violent family tragedy. Now on the hunt for those who hurt his family, players will be able to monitor and hack their enemies by manipulating everything connected to the city’s Central Operating System (ctOS). ctOS controls almost every piece of the city’s technology and holds key information on all of the city’s residents. Players will access omnipresent security cameras, download personal information to locate targets, control traffic lights and public transportation to stop enemies, and more. Watch Dogs lets the player use Chicago as their ultimate weapon and exact their own style of revenge.
Specific details like pricing, availability and retailers for the Watch Dogs inspired products are listed below by vendor.
musterbrand’s durable line of street wear recreates the spirit of Watch Dogs in style, texture and detail with apparel and accessories including coat, sweater, cap, scarf, messenger back, heavy duty bag and iPad sleeve available online at musterbrand.com/collections/watch-dogs.
Prima will be offering a strategy guide for Watch Dogs. It will also include a free mobile version of the strategy guide, formatted for use from any web-enabled device. The digital guide adds enhanced features including strategy video and alternate tactics.
The Art of Watch Dogs launches on May 27 from Titan Books and is available from all good bookstores and online retailers. The book showcases the remarkable and innovative creative work behind the stunning new game. Beautifully designed with gorgeous concept art and lavish illustrations, this title explores the developer’s vision of building an incredible living, breathing and “hack-able” cityscape.
Watch Dogs will be released worldwide on May 27, 2014 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Xbox One® and Windows PC.
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About Watch Dogs
In Watch Dogs, players will be immersed in a living, breathing and fully connected recreation of Chicago. Players will assume the role of Aiden Pearce, a new type of vigilante who, with the help of his smartphone, will use his ability to hack into Chicago’s central operating system (ctOS) and control almost every element of the city. Aiden will be able to tap into the city’s omnipresent security cameras, download personal information to locate a target, control systems such as traffic lights or public transportation to stop a chase, and more. The city of Chicago is now the ultimate weapon. Fans can stay connected to Watch Dogs by visiting the official website, Facebook page and Twitter account.
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